Opposition activists carry the Ukrainian national flag during an action of protest against the current regime in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Bilder des Artikels: Analyse: Die Orange Revolution 2004 und der Euromaidan 2013/2014

FILE - In this Tuesday Dec. 28, 2004 file photo, opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko, center right, and his main ally Yulya Tymoshenko, center left, are projected on a giant screen as they celebrate their victory with their supporters during a massive rally at Independence Square in downtown, Kiev, Ukraine. Russia's vigorous efforts to keep Ukraine within its orbit of influence stem from complex strategic, emotional and cultural issues. President Vladimir Putin saw Ukraine¿s 2004 Orange Revolution as a Western plot to expand into Russia¿s historic turf, and the Kremlin responded by tightening control over the domestic political scene in response. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)



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